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Frankfurt Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/Main)

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Founded in 1858, this is one of the most important zoos in Europe, containing some 5,000 animals.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1, 60316 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Innenstadt
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+49 69 21233735
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to zoos at least twice per year, Germany and world. I heard all is cramped here but it was not so bad, they improved a lot in the past years (I had been here as a child, some decades ago). And they really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We didn’t meant to go into a Zoo in our visit of Frankfurt and we went there for a coincidence. The zoo took a day if you want to visit everything that is inside with also the various spectacles. Unfortunately we didn’t know and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank giammarcof2014
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely zoo, plenty to see and many of the animals were playing and moving around. Food in the Mexican restaurant was very good and not overpriced. Only downside was admission do not accept visa but there is a cash machine nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Frankfurt Zoo is tiny & restricted by the city on all sides. In recent years the zoo planners have done the best they could with the limited space available (reducing species diversity and modernising habitats) but at it's heart the zoo still struggles with its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank VerenaKyratzes
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It was really nice visiting the zoo, we went early so there weren't many people and we managed to go around it pretty fast and not constantly bumping into other people. If you are going there with children they will totally love it :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sl_Plv
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a smallish feeling zoo undergoing change. It is fairly compact with a feel of openness, nice use of space. There are a lot of things to see - great collection of avian species! The enclosures are a considerable mix of old and new....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mmkhlava
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The zoo is nice and clean, but it sure needs to have more animal species. The best part is the open area where kids can play and take photos with little goats.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hatemelzonfoly
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great zoo to visit with family or even to have a nice day out. There is a variety of animals and a places to sit and have a drink or ice cream. There is a large playground for young kids and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LadyMeli
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

the zoo is very small not worth 10 euros . very few animals. it has some good collection of reptiles . rest nothing to see no shows no activity . very boring

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Confidence F
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The first thing I’ll mention is they do not accept credit card to purchase entrance tickets. We had to go down the block to pull out cash via an ATM. It is a small zoo and a few locations are under construction. However, there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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No, not when I went there.
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Response from J6560OZmartak | Reviewed this property |
there is a small area where kids can pet some goats and rabbits, and i there is some dried grass they can give the goats.
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Response from Sagri2013 | Reviewed this property |
I was traveling to Pakistan when you put this question. Yes, Frankfurt zoo has many species of sloths. kgilbert78 has answered earlier providing the relevant information. You can find images of sloths searching Google... More
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